Taxon: Uniola paniculata L.

 
Genus: Uniola
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Eragrostideae
Nomen number: 103657
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:71. 1753
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for beach dune and barrier island stabilization fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Tabasco, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:406.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Yates, H. O. 1966. Morphology and cytology of Uniola (Gramineae) SouthW. Naturalist 11:373.

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